2004-07-06 Intel readies Mukilteo as vanguard for future server chips

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2004-06-28 Intel E7520 / E7320 Xeon chipset supporting the 800 MHz front side bus made to support Nocona. Supports PCI Express, Serial ATA and DDR-II. The E7520 was previously known as E7710 and Lindenhurst while the slightly cheaper E7320 has been known as E7510 and Lindenhurst-VS.

2004-06-28 Intel Nocona Xeon DP variety of Prescott made with the 90 nm process. Uses the Tumwater and Lindenhurst chipsets with a 800 MHz bus. Includes HyperThreading, SSE3 and the 64-bit EM64T (earlier CT, Yamhill, AMD64) Technology.

2004-11-08 Intel Fanwood / Madison 9M Upgraded Madison with 9 MB of L3 cache. Said to run at 1.6 GHz, and DP chips will include a bus speed increase to 533 MHz (earlier thought to be 667 or 800 MHz), while MP chips stay at 400 for now. The DP chip is called Fanwood while the MP chip is known as Madison 9M. Uses the E8870 chipset.
An upgraded Deerfield (a low voltage Itanium) will also be launched known as Fanwood LV. The first versions use the 400 MHz bus, while chips using a 667 MHz bus will show up in 2005-Q1.

2004-Q4 Intel E7221 Single processor chipset for workstations based on Prescott and possibly the processor succeeding Prescott. The chipset was formerly known as Copper River and succeeds Canterwood-ES

2005-02-14 Intel Irwindale Prescott based DP processor with 2MB of L2 cache.

2005-03-29 Intel Cranford Multiprocessor (4, 8 etc) server processor with less cache than Potomac.

2005-03-29 Intel E8500 Server chipset made to accompany the 4-processor server (4S) chips Cranford, Potomac and later Paxville and Tulsa. Said to support PCI Express, Serial ATA and DDR-II. Also known as Twin Castle 4S.

2005-03-29 Intel Potomac Prescott based chip for 4- and 8-processor servers. Will have the EM64T bit extensions. Starts at 3.33 GHz and includes 8 MB of L3 cache. Uses the Twin Castle chipset. Part of the Truland platform

2005-04-18 Intel 955X Express Uniprocessor chipset succeeding Alderwood for Dual Core processors. May possibly be the replacement for Cedarwood since Tejas was canceled. Previously known as Glenwood.

2005-07-11 Intel Mukilteo Uniprocessor server chipset for EM64T processors. Uses the ICH7 south bridge. Named E7230.

2006-Q1 Intel Millington IA-64 DP chip succeeding Fanwood.

2006-07-18 Intel Montecito Dual core IA-64 processor with Switch on Event MultiThreading (SoEMT), (like Niagara) built on a 90 nm process. Expected to improve on Madison 9M's performance by 2.5 times. To include 2 * 1MB of L2 cache, 2 * 12MB of L3 cache and around 1.7 billion transistors.
Consumes "only" 100W. (Foxton was to clock it up to 2.0 GHz when it was running cool enough, but was canceled.)
The 2.0 GHz / 24 MB versions are delayed until Q2 2006.
Will be named 9000 (9015, 9020, 9030, 9040 and 9050). The 9010 is a single core version.

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